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To Love What is Unneeded?

“God, who needs nothing, loves into existence wholly superfluous creatures in order that He may love and perfect them.” – C.S. Lewis, The Four Loves 360 more words


Love: The First Mark of the Ideal Church (Rev. 2:1–7)

As Christians, we know who we are: sinners who need to repent. But who should we be? According to John Stott, Jesus’ letters to the seven churches describe “seven marks of the ideal church”: love, suffering, truth, holiness, sincerity, mission, and wholeheartedness. 484 more words

The Daily Word

Though distances apart

“In friendship…we think we have chosen our peers.
In reality a few years’ difference
in the dates of our births,
a few more miles between certain houses, 207 more words

The Dawn

From "The Four Loves" by C.S. Lewis (3)

For all the time this illusion to which nature clings as her last treasure, this pretence that we have anything of our own or could for one hour retain by own strength any goodness that God may pour into us, has kept us from being happy. 76 more words


From "The Four Loves" by C.S. Lewis (2)

To love is to be vulnerable. Love anything, and your heart will certainly be wrung and possibly broken. If you want to make sure of keeping it intact, you must give your heart to no one, not even to an animal. 46 more words


From "The Four Loves" by C.S. Lewis

The man who agrees with us that some question, little regarded by others, is of great importance can be our Friend. He need not agree with us about the answer. – “Friendship” pg. 66



Once I had a friend,
All the rules, together, we’d bend.
She was calm and cheery.
I was dark and weary.
With each other we’d compete, 156 more words